I'm still watching it, and I honestly don't think it's better. I realized last night that the problem for me is that it isn't about what it's SUPPOSED to be about -- the support/X-Files/black ops team behind the superheroes. I don't know these characters well enough yet for there to be so many stories about THEM being in danger. I just don't care. Gregg and Ming-Na are the only actors who have any chemistry. I'm ... saddened by how lame it still is.
The Science Twins did, finally, have personalities, though. You're right. But even in a comic-book fantasy world, their ability to discover and synthesize/incubate/develop an antibody serum in under two hours is just dumb writing.
And god, I wish they'd hurry up and pay off the ham-handed "Hey, something's different about Coulson" subplot. Yeah, yeah, we get it. He's a clone or a robot or an LMD or something. Your subtlety is unsubtle, show.
I imagine (or, rather, hope) that most locals don't feel too warmly about the craven hucksterism of these sorts of corporate cons. It costs $30-$40 for a one-day pass just to get in the door. Want a autograph from one of the featured guests? That's another $40. Want your picture taken with Bruce Campbell? Shell out another 90 bucks. It seems like an especially ugly way to fleece fans, and antithetical to the spirit in which Portlanders embrace the industry.
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